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precedented

adjective
  1. (of a decision, etc) supported by having a precedent
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Related Words for precedented

fair, constitutional, statutory, valid, legitimate, lawful, proper, juridical, contractual, acknowledged, authorized, clean, due, enforced, forensic, granted, innocent, judicial, just, justifiable

Word Origin and History for precedented

adj.

1650s, past participle adjective from precedent, which is attested as a verb from 1610s.

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